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Aubameyang Closes In On Bundesliga Scoring Record

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Closes In On Bundesliga Scoring Record

By David Kappel - Sep 29, 2017 09:00 PM @kappilinho

Borussia Dortmund superstar Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has begun the season on fire and is close to breaking an impressive goalscoring record in the Bundesliga.

Click through the mini-gallery above to see Africa's top goalscorers in Bundesliga history, according to Transfermarkt.

The Gabon striker has already scored eight goals in just six league games in 2017/18 so far, and is closing in on becoming the league's top African goalscorer of all time.

Overall, Aubameyang sits on 93 strikes in 134 games for BVB, which means he only needs three more to draw level with record African scorer Anthony Yeboah.

The Ghana legend netted 96 goals in 223 matches for Eintracht Frankfurt and Hamburg, and is currently the Bundesliga's all-time African record scorer.

Aubameyang's tally, though, is still far from the league’s best foreign player in history, with former Bayern Munich, Werder Bremen and Peru striker Claudio Pizarro having scored 191 goals in 430 games.

However, the 2015 CAF African Player of the Year only needs seven more goals to join an illustrious club of only six foreign players to have scored more than 100 Bundesliga goals.

Read: The Bundesliga Star With Better Record Than CR7 & Messi At His Age

The 28-year-old, who has netted 13 goals in 10 games in all competitions already this season, can add to his tally when Dortmund travel to Augsburg on Saturday.

Do you think Aubameyang is the best African striker in Bundesliga history? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Oct 01, 2017 10:00 AM
Push it boy
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S@ Velley thabane Joined: 29 Jun 2017
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S@ Velley thabane Sep 30, 2017 11:08 AM
@ofcourse he is already de best
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Myaka weliPhefeni Sep 30, 2017 09:01 AM
His getting there and his gonna be a best foreign goal score in the all tym
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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Sep 30, 2017 07:53 AM
At the moment he is the best in africa, he's fast strong even better than benzima!
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#eddie Sep 30, 2017 07:48 AM
Yes he is....wished he played for kaizer chiefs...cause we really need a striker!!
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langutanithom@gmail.com Sep 30, 2017 07:16 AM
That's "res ipsa loquitur". He netted 94 in just 134 appearances, if he continue like this for further 134 games scoring 94+ he will be at 188 strikes in 268 matches, great form, he is one of best African stars in Bundes Liga
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The Bucsboss Sep 30, 2017 07:16 AM
@jinks you are 100% corect.
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Diski Legend Sep 30, 2017 06:58 AM
He is one of the best natural strikers in the world such as Higuan , Suarez,Lukaku, Ibra, Kane and Lewandowski
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frankisto Sep 30, 2017 06:40 AM
Eish this guy Madoda
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tshepo2020 Sep 30, 2017 06:30 AM
Wow its all Africans
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jinks Sep 30, 2017 06:23 AM
In this world no matter how good you can be you still need some lucky.This guy shud be at Madrid hez better than players like Benzema but they are extending contracts.
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Sir KAIZER SENIOR Sep 30, 2017 06:04 AM
Only africans
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MADSPURS Sep 29, 2017 11:16 PM
This guy knows how to score n he's proving it
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Ntsunda11 Sep 29, 2017 09:53 PM
@Golden Boots hahaha misleading headline
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madridstar Sep 29, 2017 09:48 PM
Dis guy has told madrid many tyms dat he wants to join the team bt cow perez wants to sign useless players
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Golden Boots Sep 29, 2017 09:15 PM
Oh African Kanti I was shocked thinking it was bundesliga record!

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